Conveyancer, Head of Department - Epsom

Recruiter
Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Epsom, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jun 2019
Closes
03 Jul 2019
Ref
1175042079
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Conveyancer - Residential Property
£40,000 - £45,000
Epsom area
A great opportunity for a Conveyancer who is currently Head of Department to lead a team and work for this established Law firm. To assist the Partner in managing the departments caseload from initial instructions from client to post completion matters to include opening/closing files.
* Provide clear, comprehensive and accurate legal advice to clients.
* Run files in accordance with all internal, professional conduct and accounts rules and obligations.
* Carry out client sourcing activities in accordance with internal targets.
* Provide support and assistance to colleagues by assisting with overflow work within the department and maintain support during the holidays and sick leave.
* Run transactions smoothly to conclusion providing a high level of service.
* Provide clients with comprehensive and accurate legal advice.
* To attend upon clients on the telephone and in person.
* To confirm advice in correspondence.
* To liaise with solicitors, agents and any other third parties, keep abreast of legal developments in the fee earner's sphere of practice and defer to expert third party advice where appropriate.
* Progress actively the client's matter promptly to conclusion.
* Comply with all professional, regulatory and statutory training requirements.
* To keep up-to-date and comply with all procedural, regulatory, statutory and professional changes relevant to the job description and professional qualification.
* Draft all necessary documentation required to progress the client's case and to proof read documents.
* Ensure that all information used in managing the files and storing deeds and wills and any other documents relating to the case are accurately recorded.
* Meet time recording, billing and other performance targets (if applicable).
* Ensure that all requisite deadlines relating to the case are accurately recorded in the central diary system.
* Take a proactive approach to building professional relationships with clients and other contacts.
* Treat clients and colleagues with respect and tact bearing in mind individual needs and ensuring confidentiality at all times.
* Present smart appearance and wear attire suitable for a professional business environment.
* Maintain and promote the good image of the firm.
* Type own letters and documents as required.
* To assist other fee earners/members of staff as directed by the Managing Partner.
* Diary Management: To ensure that all matters requiring chasing are recorded in the diary system maintained in the office and are followed up regularly

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